Name John W Reeves Jr
From Rutherford County, Tennessee
Death August 22, 1944
War World War II
BranchBUS Army Air Corps
GroupB484th Bomber Group, Heavy, 824th Bomber Squadron
CauseBHostile, Killed in Action
Awarded★ Purple Heart
He had enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces. Served during World War II. Reeves had the rank of Second Lieutenant. Service number assignment was O-704854. Attached to 484th Bomber Group, Heavy, 824th Bomber Squadron.
During his service in World War II, Army Air Forces Second Lieutenant Reeves experienced a traumatic event which ultimately resulted in loss of life on August 22, 1944. Recorded circumstances attributed to: FOD - Finding of Death, Killed in Action. Incident location: Hungary.
He was on the crew of the B-24J Liberator #42-50934B based out of Toretta Air Field, Italy. They were shot down during a mission over Hungary.
We identified 9 casualties in our archive that might be related to the #42-50934B incident on August 22,